Malter, Henry

Published by New York; American Academy For Jewish Research, 1930
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Cloth. 4to. 21, 153 pages. 31 cm. First edition. In Hebrew. English title page: The treatise Ta'anit of the Babylonian Talmud, critically edited on the basis of twenty-four manuscripts, quotations by old authorities and early editions, and provided with notes containing the critical apparatus as well as discussions and explanations of the text. Publications of the American Academy for Jewish Research, volume 1. "Henry Malter (1864 1925) , rabbi and scholar of medieval Jewish philosophy. With the opening of Dropsie College in 1909, Malter assumed the chair of talmudic literature which he occupied to the end of his life. He was a stimulating teacher in Talmud and particularly in medieval philosophy and ethics. Painstaking in his scholarship, Malter published a number of important essays in the Jewish Quarterly Review and elsewhere. . Two other books, both published posthumously, deal with the talmudic treatise Ta'anit: Treatise Ta'anit of the Babylonian Talmud (1928) , critically edited on the basis of manuscripts and old editions, and Massekhet Ta'anit min Talmud Bavli (1930) , a critical edition of the text with notes and explanations on the basis of 24 manuscripts. " (EJ 2008) From the library of Baruch Bokser, with his signature on first endpage. Subjects: Fasts and feasts- Judaism - Liturgy. Talmud. Ta'anit - Criticism, Textual. Internal hinges starting, light soiling to cloth, otherwise clean and fresh. Good condition. (RAB-55-51) Rab9. (ja). Bookseller Inventory # 32606

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Publisher: New York; American Academy For Jewish Research

Publication Date: 1930

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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